Susan L. Nichols, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Phone: 360-317-6480
Fax: 888-965-5610

880 Guard Sreet
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

handtoshoulderfh@gmail.com
Hand to Shoulder Therapy PLLC
Friday Harbor
Washington
HOURS
Monday through Friday
Hours by Appointment
Office Staffed 10am to 2pm

Conditions Treated:

  • Traumatic injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sports injuries
  • Tennis elbow and other types of tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, thoracic outlet syndrome, and other nerve entrapment disorders
  • Repetitive motion syndromes
  • Amputations
  • Burns and frostbite
  • Arthritis
  • Tendon and nerve injuries
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Complex regional pain syndrome / RSD
  • Neurological issues
  • Balance problems from  BPPV

Evaluation and Treatment

Following a thorough evaluation, an individualized treatment plan will be developed for each client and may include:

  • Range of motion and strengthening exercises
  • Control of swelling
  • Moist heat and cold therapy
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Ultrasound, iontophoresis, and electrical stimulation
  • Scar and soft tissue massage
  • Desensitization and sensory re-education
  • Customized orthosis fabrication
  • Joint protection principles
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Home exercise programs
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Myofascial release with Gua Sha tool
  • Epley Maneuver